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Forks Timber Museum

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A Gem along the way

This place is very nice. Better than I thought! This museum has wonderful displays about the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Jane F
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Grosse Ile, Michigan, United States
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A Great Piece of History

My husband and I stopped here after spending the morning at the Hoh rainforest. It was a great way... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Christin D
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Early pioneer history museum with a look into the past, preserved for the future - displayed through an inviting collection of rooms depicting the life and times of early settlers on the West End of the Olympic Peninsula - featuring farming...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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1421 S Forks Ave, Forks, WA 98331-9383
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place is very nice. Better than I thought! This museum has wonderful displays about the history of logging. We were able to see elks nearby and the woods was nice, seeing evidence of logging from years ago. Linda, hostess of the museum, is so...More

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Linda O, Manager at Forks Timber Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for visiting! We are always adding to our exhibits and hope you come back soon.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I stopped here after spending the morning at the Hoh rainforest. It was a great way to really get the feel of what life had to have been like in the pioneer days. The gal working there was very friendly and informative....More

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Linda O, Manager at Forks Timber Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your time and review. We hope you come back.

Reviewed July 22, 2018 via mobile

Cute little place to visit if you want to know more about forks. They have cute gidts and the loggers memorial is interesting.

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Linda O, Manager at Forks Timber Museum, responded to this reviewResponded July 26, 2018

Thank you for visiting and taking the time to review. We appreciate your visit and hope you can come back soon!

Reviewed July 17, 2018

This is one museum we did not mind paying the minimal admission charge to. You could see by the display a sense of pride in the area and the history of the logging industry. It was very well clean and a real joy to have...More

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Linda O, Manager at Forks Timber Museum, responded to this reviewResponded July 19, 2018

Thank you for visiting! We hope you get time to come back often to see what we have added?

Reviewed July 2, 2018 via mobile

Boyfriend is a forester so he wanted to stop here. We enjoyed looking around and talking to the nice man working the front counter. He was very passionate about the museum and had a lot of information to share. We are glad we stopped.

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Linda O, Manager at Forks Timber Museum, responded to this reviewResponded July 19, 2018

We’re glad you stopped, too! Please come back when you can.

Reviewed April 30, 2018 via mobile

April 30/18 - spent a wonderful two hours or so browsing through the very informative museum. It was a step back in time to the hard, hard life of the early settlers, how they lived and of course with particular emphasis on the business of...More

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Linda O, Manager at Forks Timber Museum, responded to this reviewResponded May 2, 2018

Thank you for your visit! The best part of our job is meeting new people and sharing our stories. Please come back soon and often to see what we have added.

Reviewed April 3, 2018 via mobile

Our kids loved this museum. There was a half mile nature trail around back too. I'm glad we spent the time to come here.

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Linda O, Manager at Forks Timber Museum, responded to this reviewResponded May 2, 2018

Thank you for your visit, and the time well spent with little ones! Please come back soon to see what we have added.

Reviewed April 1, 2018 via mobile

Forks is a small town so finding things to do on a rainy day are a great find. This is a quaint museum with a lot of things packed into a small building and a super inexpensive admission of only $3. I also donated to...More

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Linda O, Manager at Forks Timber Museum, responded to this reviewResponded May 2, 2018

A hearty thank you for your visit and donation! Please come back soon to see more treasures!!

Reviewed March 19, 2018

Best little museum in the world! Not overwhelming, this is a great museum for families. Be sure to show the kids the recreated lookout tower connected to the top level. Volunteer was very friendly. Be sure to read the information sheet they hand out at...More

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Linda O, Manager at Forks Timber Museum, responded to this reviewResponded March 21, 2018

Thank you for stopping by and taking the time to say some nice words about our displays. We hope you can visit again soon - we’re always adding new thing.

Reviewed February 17, 2018

A small museum run staffed by volunteers next to the Tourist Info Center just south of town. Superbly curated and interested stuff to boot.

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Linda O, Manager at Forks Timber Museum, responded to this reviewResponded March 21, 2018

Thank you for visiting and your kind words! Please come back soon.

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